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The problem of weightless writing was not solved by either Soviet central planning or good old American sub-contracting, but by a private investor and a good idea
Traces of the lethal chemical, smeared on Kim Jong-nam’s face at a Malaysian airport, can penetrate skin and kill fast
These deceptively cute purple worms are in fact fearsome predators, launching a net of sticky slime from tiny hoses to capture prey. Scientists are using high-speed cameras to understand how the fluid forces the worm's flexible tubes to oscillate and spray the goo over unlucky insects. "Lens of Time: Velvet Worms—Secret of the Slime” was first published on bioGraphic © 2016, California Academy of Sciences.